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Definition of Craft

Craft
Craft Craft, v. t. To play tricks; to practice artifice. [Obs.] You have crafted fair. --Shak.
Craft
Craft Craft (kr[.a]ft), n. [AS. cr[ae]ft strength, skill, art, cunning; akin to OS., G., Sw., & Dan. kraft strength, D. kracht, Icel. kraptr; perh. originally, a drawing together, stretching, from the root of E. cramp.] 1. Strength; might; secret power. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. Art or skill; dexterity in particular manual employment; hence, the occupation or employment itself; manual art; a trade. Ye know that by this craft we have our wealth. --Acts xix. 25. A poem is the work of the poet; poesy is his skill or craft of making. --B. Jonson. Since the birth of time, throughout all ages and nations, Has the craft of the smith been held in repute. --Longfellow. 3. Those engaged in any trade, taken collectively; a guild; as, the craft of ironmongers. The control of trade passed from the merchant guilds to the new craft guilds. --J. R. Green. 4. Cunning, art, or skill, in a bad sense, or applied to bad purposes; artifice; guile; skill or dexterity employed to effect purposes by deceit or shrewd devices. You have that crooked wisdom which is called craft. --Hobbes. The chief priets and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death. --Mark xiv. 1. 5. (Naut.) A vessel; vessels of any kind; -- generally used in a collective sense. The evolutions of the numerous tiny craft moving over the lake. --Prof. Wilson. Small crafts, small vessels, as sloops, schooners, ets.

Meaning of Craft from wikipedia

- A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work. In a historical sense, particularly the Middle...
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- A craft brewery or microbrewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer, typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is...
- The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural horror film directed by Andrew Fleming and distributed by Columbia Pictures. It was written by Andrew Fleming...
- Paper Crafting involves a wide and varied mixture of several different craft and art, hand on skills that people use to create one, two or three-dimensional...
- hand or by using only simple tools. It is a traditional main sector of craft and applies to a wide range of creative and design activities that are related...
- procedurally-generated 3D world, and may discover and extract raw materials, craft tools, build structures or earthworks, and, depending on game mode, can...
- producers at Skydance Media and Annapurna Pictures, respectively. Melanie Craft, a romance novelist, from 2003 to 2010. They married on December 18, 2003...
- Knight Craft (née Guilfoil; born February 24, 1962) is an American diplomat who is the United States Amb****ador to the United Nations. Craft was previously...
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